Preakness Stakes

Victor Espinoza aboard California Chrome (2) rides past the finish line during the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park, Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Elmont, N.Y.   (AP Photo/Florida Today, Craig Rubadoux)  MAGS OUT; NO SALES

California Chrome heads home with bandaged foot

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome went home to the West Coast on Sunday with a bandaged right front foot — and no Triple Crown — after bumping another horse leaving the Belmont Stakes starting […]

06/09/2014

Belmont Stakes entrant Ride On Curlin gallops down the front stretch with exercise rider Bryan Beccia up during a workout at Belmont Park, Friday, June 6, 2014, in Elmont, N.Y. The runner up in the Preakness Stakes will be one of ten challengers looking to spoil California Chrome's bid at a Triple Crown when they race in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

California Chrome finishes last run before Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome has finished his final run-through before he goes for history and the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. The chestnut colt galloped two miles around the Belmont Park oval […]

06/06/2014

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Expert trainer talks about California Chrome racing at the Belmont Stakes

Triple Crown Fever is reaching a boiling point. When California Chrome hits the track tomorrow, the Southern California horse could become the first in 36 years to earn horse racing’s highest honor. Imagine how California […]

06/06/2014

California Chrome, ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

At retooled Belmont, stars align for Triple Crown

NEW YORK (AP) – Belmont Stakes officials say the possibility of the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years comes as they’re unveiling a new program designed to attract fans even when history isn’t on […]

06/06/2014

Assistant trainer Alan Sherman rubs Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome's nose during a walk at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

California Chrome cleared to wear nasal strip

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome can breathe easy — he’s allowed to wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. Belmont Park stewards cleared the horse Monday […]

05/19/2014

138th Preakness, May 18, 2013. (AP Photo)

Preakness beefs up security, bans backpacks

BALTIMORE (AP) — Backpacks and duffel bags will be prohibited at the Preakness this year, part of a new security policy at Pimlico Race Course influenced by the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

04/30/2013

I'll Have Another out of Belmont, retired

(AP) – I’ll Have Another’s bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended shockingly in the barn and not on the racetrack Friday when the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont […]

06/08/2012

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